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Swine Flu Hotline A No Go For Hearing Impaired

Swine Flu Hotline A No Go For Hearing Impaired

17 June 2009 - The Ministry of Health must cater for hearing-impaired and deaf New Zealanders in its communication around the swine flu pandemic, the National Foundation for the Deaf says.

Update On Health Response To Influenza A H1N1 Threat

Update On Health Response To Influenza A H1N1 Threat

17 June 2009 - Five confirmed cases of novel A (H1N1) 09 have been reported in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes DHB areas. The latest confirmation is a year 11 student at Rotorua Boy's High School.

NZ's Horrific 3rd World Health Status

NZ's Horrific 3rd World Health Status

17 June 2009 - Rheumatic fever - the unnecessary disease of children, with lifetime consequences...

Snow Blesses The Remarkables Before Opening Day

Snow Blesses The Remarkables Before Opening Day

17 June 2009 - Recent snowfall has skiers and snowboarders amped up for the opening of The Remarkables on Saturday (20 June), particularly as all lifts and the terrain parks will be open for season kick off.

Library's Temporary Closure A Precaution

17 June 2009 - Waitakere City Council temporarily closed its Ranui library this morning, as a precautionary measure, following an outbreak of swine-flu.

Unlit Boats Put Lives At Risk In Waikato Region

Unlit Boats Put Lives At Risk In Waikato Region

17 June 2009 - Environment Waikato's navigation safety team is concerned about an increasing number of boats using the region's waterways without lights at night.

Anti-Nuclear Veteran Returns To New Zealand Shores

17 June 2009 - Vega, the 38ft veteran nuclear protest vessel, sailed back into Auckland harbour today, from Australia, making New Zealand her home port once again after more than 10 years.

Vodafone Warriors Teach Auckland Kids Reading is Cool

Vodafone Warriors Teach Auckland Kids Reading is Cool

While the Vodafone Warriors are better known for reading the tactics of their rivals on the field to work their way up the National Rugby League (NRL) ladder, their latest endeavour off the field is inspiring young Aucklanders to get into reading.  

Another Juror Discharged From Field Trial

Auckland, June 17 NZPA - The jury in the Taito Philip Field bribery and corruption trial is down to 10 after another juror was today discharged.

Justice Rodney Hansen discharged the juror in the High Court in Auckland this morning.

Murder Accused Granted Further Name Suppression

Murder Accused Granted Further Name Suppression

Auckland, June 17 NZPA - A man reappeared in Auckland District Court today charged with the murder of a 48-year-old Thai woman whose body was found in the Auckland suburb of Western Springs on May 12.